This last weekend was a long awaited opportunity for a real adventure. Fishing and short hikes aside, I got to take a friend on a significant jeep ride. My friend Allen and I spent an afternoon driving up near the ghost town of Hancock, CO. It had been more than five years since I last … More Finally, a real adventure after a long summer of working.
The mountain lifestyle offers up some pretty interesting adventures, the best that living in America has to offer. But reality calls, and employment must continue. I find myself in the role of painting houses for ten hours a day. Its hard work, mentally and physically, but you meet some nice people and have enjoyable conversations. … More Mountain adventures good, mountain employment bad.
Lightning is always fun to watch, and even more fun to actually see a strike happen before your eyes. I can’t say I ever saw a strike, but I did have one hit within a few yards of me once while on a jog years ago. What I have seen plenty of are the results. … More The Power of Lightning.
Getting to spend a day in a classroom full of elementary aged kids can be rather fun. Getting to spend the day on a field trip is even more fun. Getting to do it in the mountains, much fun. I chaperoned a group of four boys on a trip to he Great Sand Dunes National … More Field Trip to the Sand Dunes
I found a good bargain at a garage sale last weekend. A full neck mount Pronghorn antelope. He might be almost 50 years old. My first mount. Too bad I can’t describe how well he tasted.